1240 GMT February 24, 2020
The Turkish Airlines, which is the number one destination among airlines with passenger flights to 360 destinations worldwide, carries over 70 million passengers annually.
The head of office of Iran's Foreign Ministry in the north and northeast of the country told IRNA that Sky Life Magazine, a worldwide publication, coordinated with relevant departments in Iran and sent its correspondent to gather information on tourist attractions of Mashhad.
Gholam-Abbas Arbab-Khales added that this was done in coordination with the Consulate General of the Turkey in Mashhad and the director general of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization in Khorasan Razavi.
He added that the journalist of the Turkish Airlines’ Magazine during this trip prepared and published a comprehensive report on Mashhad's pilgrim, cultural and tourist attractions, which has an important role in attracting foreign tourists, especially Turkish nationals to Mashhad.
Millions of foreign tourists arrive in Mashhad each year, often from Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, Iraq, Australia, India, Lebanon, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Pakistan, the United Arab Emirates, as well as Latin America, Southeast Asia and Far Asia. Most foreign tourists travel to Mashhad for pilgrimage, tourism, and healthcare services.